The Amerks (30-17-3-4, 67 points) also gained on first-place Belleville as the Senators lost at home 6-3 to Utica. The six-game homestand continues Saturday night against Cleveland…
Five minutes later, Rinaldi got the Tigers on the board with a wrist shot through traffic. Sophomore forward Kobe Walker and junior forward Bryson Traptow gathered their 10th and ninth point of the season, respectively.
St. Bonaventure can regain the third spot in the Atlantic 10 standings with a win over Richmond on Saturday night.
William Smith (14-10, 10-7) outrebounded the Raptors 48-27 and outscored them 50-12 in the paint.
Sophomore Dan Masino (Fairport) contributed 10 points on 5-of-9 shooting.
Chelsea Henry (Greece Athena) totaled six rebounds and two points on the day for the Green and Gold, while Kylee Rosbrook added four points on 2-of-6 shooting from the floor.
Tyler Collins finished with 19 points and five assists in the win, while Antonio Alvarez (Brockport) scored 11 points and had three steals.
With the win, Rochester improved to a 11-12, 5,7 UAA record. They held CWRU (10-13, 5-7 UAA) to 21-of-70 (30%) from the field.
Ryan Algier (Fairport) finished off the spurt with an old-fashioned 3-point play.
Skidmore got to within in six points down the stretch, but the Keegan Ocorr (Fairport, NY/Charles Finney) made some clutch free throws down the stretch to hang on for the win.